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Hi all!
I’m Brittany. I was diagnosed with Crohns 8 years ago now. I have had a very mild case with a small stricture at the terminal ileum not requiring surgery.. have been on Humira 1xweek since 2016. A few times have needed steroids for a flare. Recently developed an anal fistula and am now starting Azathiorine and switching to either Remicade or Stellar from Humira .. my question is has anybody tried keto and had success with remission? I haven’t really given a strict diet since I’ve been diagnosed except while in a flare I do a low residue diet but other than that I have felt well enough to eat pretty much everything. I have a major sweet tooth and eat sweets everyday- and I mean like a whole package of Oreos or ice cream everyday. It’s gross!! I am a very petite girl 4’11 and 115 so I don’t need keto for weight loss but rather for just over all health and cutting out carbs completely. I know sugar is a hugeeeee inflammatory food and I wonder if I cut it out completely if I’ll feel better. I don’t know if I’m up for that challenge but I feel like I should give it my all and see what happens. Thoughts???